British Handball News


Recruiting for a Chair of the Board of Directors

8 Nov 2023, 19:31

The British Handball Association (‘BHA’) is the governing body for high performance international handball in the UK. It is responsible for the Great Britain national teams at all age groups, as well as elite coaching. The BHA has secured National Squads Support Funding from UK Sport of up to £375K over four years targeted at our Senior Men’s and Women’s squads from 21-25. The BHA is a full member of both the European and International Handball Federations which are also funding partners. The BHA is responsible for a number of functions as a member of both organisations.

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GB Senior Squad for World Championship Qualifier

25 Oct 2023, 13:58

Time is drawing nearer to our first international hosted event in the UK since the London Olympics in 2012. Scottish Handball in association with British Handball will be hosting the World Championship Qualifier Phase 1 on Thursday 2nd November, 7pm throw off at Ravenscraig, Scotland.

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Bill Baillie leaves a positive legacy in British Handball

6 Oct 2023, 10:05

Women's U19 Head Coach Bill Baillie has called time on his incredible journey with British Handball. With just under 30 years of time with British Handball, Bill leaves an incredible legacy of success, passion and hard work as his memory, building handball into the success it has become today.

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GB Women's U17 and U19's heading to the IHF Trophy, Kosovo

30 Sep 2023, 15:08

Great Britain's two age group squads will be shortly heading to Pristina in Kosovo for the IHF Trophy - Continental Phase - Europe.​ The competition runs from October 11-15th, hosted by the Kosovo Handball Federation.

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Steeples and Saunders Selected for Powered By Purpose Programme

12 Sep 2023, 08:06

It is with great pleasure to announce that GB senior squad members Floran Steeples and Hannah Saunders have been selected for the UK Sport Powered by Purpose Project. To gain two successful applications onto this prestigious programme shows the strength and determination of our athletes to use their voices as GB athletes for a positive impact.

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28 Jul 2023, 12:14

The British Handball Association is recruiting a new Head Coach for the GB Women’s age group pathway. This head age group role will follow a flexible approach, taking either the W17 or W19 squad depending on the year and competition situation (alongside the current age group coach in post).

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EHF Euro 2026 Promotion Round - GB Senior Men

27 Jul 2023, 09:01

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Zoran Lukacs successfully gains Master Coach Pro License

21 Jul 2023, 09:25

We are thrilled to confirm that Great Britain's U20's Men's Head Coach has successfully gained his EHF Master Coach Pro License.

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Successful UK Sport Powered by Purpose programme empowers athletes to become social changemakers.- Benjamin Tyler

19 Jul 2023, 12:15

The pilot programme launched by UK Sport, in partnership with The True Athlete Project in 2022, was created after a consultation found that 86% of athletes on the world class programme want to use their platform to make a difference to society, whilst they are still competing. We were fortunate that Ben Tyler, a GB senior men's athlete successfully applied to be part of the ground breaking programme.

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GB Men's U20's Head to Luxembourg

19 Jul 2023, 07:56

​The GB U20's squad is heading to Luxembourg for a competitive training camp and friendly competition. They'll be in the country from Thursday 17th August-Sunday 20th, getting an intense weekend of training and competitive matches.

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